Here is a collection of the things you need to know today.....

Maine weather for your area from Maine.gov.

Maine starts the day with 428 active cases of CV-19; 3,424 of the 3975 of the total cases are recovered and there have been 123 deaths according to WABI.

Hallowell has created an order that required city businesses to follow the mask-wearing guidelines that the state ordered recently for certain cities and counties according to centralmaine.com.

Vandals did a few hundred dollars of damage and tried to start a fire at the Hall-Dale Little League field according to centralmaine.com.

There has been a COVID-19 outbreak with blueberry workers according to centralmaine.com.

The Maine CDC and MDI Hospital are working together to work on the possible COVID-19 threat in the Bar Harbor area according to centralmaine.com.

Step Falls in Newry will be closed for about a month because of overcrowding and related issues according to centralmaine.com.

An explosion in Beirut has killed over 100 and injured more than 4,000 people according to BBC.

RUS 18, the Oakland area schools, is offering part-time jobs to students to clean the schools according to WABI. The jobs start at $13.25 an hour.

Maine is starting the day with over 85,000 without power today according to CMP and Versant Power.

Waterville Mayor Nick Isgro is not running for re-election according to centralmaine.com.